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    ‘Welcome to the Tiffany and Eric Club’: Netizens Scorn Trump’s Oval Office Flub on Barron

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    Social media users are once again accusing US President Donald Trump of being a bad father following an odd reference to his own son during an anti-vaping speech in the Oval Office.

    Trump, alongside US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar II and acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Norman Sharpless, announced Wednesday that his administration is moving to ban flavored electronic cigarettes and vape juices.

    In an effort to bring the First Lady of the US Melania Trump into the conversation, the US president appeared to stumble and mentioned his son Barron in an odd way.

    “We can’t allow people get sick, and we can’t have our youth be so affected… and that’s how the first lady got involved. She’s got a son, together, that is a beautiful young man, and she feels very, very strongly about it,” he said during his Oval Office presser.

    Naturally, many netizens took the verbal flub as an opportunity to go in on the president.

    Trump’s comments come less than two weeks after former Director of Oval Office Operations at the White House Madeleine Westerhout said that she was closer to the US president than his own daughters, Ivanka and Tiffany Trump.

    However, the real bombshell from Westerhout prior to her removal from the White House was her claim that Trump did not like being photographed with Tiffany because he felt that she was “overweight,” according to Politico.

    Despite Westerhout’s claims, Trump did not have much to say about Tiffany other than that he loves her. Following the debacle, Tiffany posted a quote by the 13th century poet Rumi to her Instagram story which read: “Study me as much as you like, you will not know me, for I differ in a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.”

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